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Just Sayin’: Over The Iceland Bandwagon

Just Sayin’: Over The Iceland Bandwagon

To start with, we’d like to outline for the record, that PD covered Iceland long before the rest...

Faux Tiffanys Causes Costco to Pay Up

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A fair amount of engagement rings (2,500) at remarkable whole-sale prices has put Costco and a...

Memory Lane Monday: Duterte and Boy Scouts

Memory Lane Monday: Duterte and Boy Scouts

Sure, the Philippine National Police will go the extra mile and hour to appease their President,...

Genius Idea: KLM’s Seatbelt Activism

Genius Idea: KLM’s Seatbelt Activism

This week’s bit of brilliance comes from Royal Dutch Airliner KLM’s Marketing Team.

Heat Wave: 2017

Heat Wave: 2017

It’s heat wave time again, and no, we’re not just talking about Urban Decay’s European Naked Heat...

Swiss’ Ticino Pass Burqa Ban

It's all relative, we guess.The whole of Switzerland voted on a similar burqa ban back in 2012, but the votes weren’t there.This week the Italian speaking, Swiss Region of Ticino (that’s right, Switzerland has everything) banned burqas, along with the niqab.

From April of 2016, if caught in either garment in public the fine will range from 100CHF (about $98) to 10,000CHF (again about $9,790).

As with most clothing bans, the burqa ban also applies to tourists, whom the local Ticino Government has said they will inform at the border and at all airports.The D&G balaclava made with 45% virgin wool.

Don’t worry though, the $3,245 D&G balaclava you purchased for the protest season is still allowed, along with all other face masks.

Again, the ban is strictly limited to the wearing of Muslim veils, a legal move that the Swiss Parliament has upheld, ruling it does not violate Federal Law. 

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  • Guest (gerha517)

    Switzerland has enough problems with their CHE now than to worry about this.

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